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Bruce L. Levine, Ph.D.

Bruce L. Levine, Ph.D.

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Barbara and Edward Netter Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
M6.40 Maloney Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4268
Office: (215)-614-0309
Fax: 215-615-4718
B.A. (Major-Biology, Minor-History)
The University of Pennsylvania , 1984.
Ph.D. (Immunology and Infectious Diseases)
The Johns Hopkins University, 1992.
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Description of Research Expertise

Immunology, Cell and Gene Therapy

Description of Other Expertise

Good Manufacturing Practices

Selected Publications

Brunstein CG, Miller JS, McKenna DH, Hippen KL, DeFor TE, Sumstad D, Curtsinger J, Verneris MR, MacMillan ML, Levine BL, Riley JI, June CH, Le C, Weisdorf D, McGlave PB, Blazar BR, Wagner JE: Umbilical cord blood-derived T regulatory cells to prevent GVHD: kinetics, toxicity profile and clinical effect. Blood November 2015 Notes: ePub ahead of print, doi:10.1182/blood-2015-06-653667.

Porter DL, Hwang WT, Frey NV, Lacey SF, Shaw PA, Loren AW, Bagg A, Marcucci KT, Shen A, Gonzalez V, Ambrose D, Grupp SA, Chew A, Zheng Z, Milone MC, Levine BL, Melenhorst JJ, June CH: Chimeric antigen receptor T cells persist and induce sustained remissions in relapsed refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Science Translational Medicine 7(303): 303ra139, September 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aac5415.

Garfall AL, Maus MV, Hwang WT, Lacey SF, Mahnke YD, Melenhorst JJ, Zheng Z, Vogl DT, Cohen AD, Weiss BM, Dengel K, Kerr ND, Bagg A, Levine BL, June CH, Stadtmauer EA: Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells against CD19 for Multiple Myeloma. New England Journal of Medicine 373(11): 1040-1047, September 2015.

Rapoport AP, Stadtmauer EA, Binder-Scholl GK, Goloubeva O, Vogl DT, Lacey SF, Badros AZ, Garfall A, Weiss B, Finklestein J, Kulikovskaya I, Sinha SK, Kronsberg S, Gupta M, Bond S, Melchiori L, Brewer JE, Bennett AD, Gerry AB, Pumphrey NJ, Williams D, Tayton-Martin HK, Ribeiro L, Holdich T, Yanovich S, Hardy N, Yared J, Kerr N, Philip S, Westphal S, Siegel DL, Levine BL, Jakobsen BK, Kalos M, June CH: NY-ESO-1-specific TCR-engineered T cells mediate sustained antigen-specific antitumor effects in myeloma. Nature Medicine July 2015 Notes: doi:10.1038/nm.3910.

Zsiros E, Duttagupta P, Dangaj D, Li H, Frank R, Garrabrant T, Hagemann IS, Levine BL, June CH, Zhang L, Wang E, Marincola FM, Bedognetti D, Powell DJ Jr, Tanyi J, Feldman MD, Kandalaft LE, Coukos G.: The Ovarian Cancer Chemokine Landscape Is Conducive to Homing of Vaccine-Primed and CD3/CD28-Costimulated T Cells Prepared for Adoptive Therapy. Clinical Cancer Research 21(12): 2840-50, June 2015 Notes: DOI: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-2777

Mossoba ME, Halverson DC, Kurlander R, Schuver BB, Carpenter A, Hansen B, Steinberg SM, Ali SA, Tageja N, Hakim FT, Gea-Banacloche J, Sportes C, Hardy NM, Hickstein DD, Pavletic SZ, Khuu H, Sabatini M, Stroncek D, Levine BL, June CH, Mariotti J, Rixe O, Fojo AT, Bishop MR, Gress RE, Fowler DH: High-Dose Sirolimus and Immune-Selective Pentostatin plus Cyclophosphamide Conditioning Yields Stable Mixed Chimerism and Insufficient Graft-versus-Tumor Responses. Clinical Cancer Research June 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Maude SL, Frey N, Shaw PA, Aplenc R, Barrett DM, Bunin NJ, Chew A, Gonzalez VE, Zheng Z, Lacey SF, Mahnke YD, Melenhorst JJ, Rheingold SR, Shen A, Teachey DT, Levine BL, June CH, Porter DL, Grupp SA: Chimeric antigen receptor T cells for sustained remissions in leukemia. New England Journal of Medicine 371(16): 1507-17, October 2014 Notes: doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1407222.

Rapoport, AP, Aqui, NA, Stadtmauer, EA, Vogl, DT, Xu, YY, Kalos, M, Cai, L, Fang, H-B, Weiss, BM, Badros, A, Yanovich, S, Akpek, G, Cross, A, Mann, A, Philip, S, Kerr, N, Brennen, A, Zheng, Z, Ruehl, K, Milliron, T, Strome, SE, Salazar, AM, Levine, BL, June, CH: Combination immunotherapy after ASCT for multiple myeloma (MM) using MAGE-A3/Poly-ICLC immunizations followed by vaccine-primed and costimulated autologous T-Cells. Clinical Cancer Research 20(5): 1355, March 2014.

Tebas Pablo, Stein David, Tang Winson W, Frank Ian, Wang Shelley Q, Lee Gary, Spratt S Kaye, Surosky Richard T, Giedlin Martin A, Nichol Geoff, Holmes Michael C, Gregory Philip D, Ando Dale G, Kalos Michael, Collman Ronald G, Binder-Scholl Gwendolyn, Plesa Gabriela, Hwang Wei-Ting, Levine Bruce L, June Carl H: Gene editing of CCR5 in autologous CD4 T cells of persons infected with HIV. The New England Journal of Medicine 370(10): 901-10, Mar 2014.

Beatty Gregory L, Haas Andrew R, Maus Marcela V, Torigian Drew A, Soulen Michael C, Plesa Gabriela, Chew Anne, Zhao Yangbing, Levine Bruce L, Albelda Steven M, Kalos Michael, June Carl H: Mesothelin-specific Chimeric Antigen Receptor mRNA-Engineered T cells Induce Anti-Tumor Activity in Solid Malignancies. Cancer immunology research 2(2): 112-120, Feb 2014.

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